the Seasons and the Castle of Indolence

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Page 171 - softer floods, that lead the humid maze Along the vale; and thou, majestic main, A secret world of wonders in thyself, Sound His stupendous praise; whose greater voice Or bids you roar, or bids your roarings fall. Soft roll your incense, herbs, and fruits, and flowers. In mingled clouds to Him; whose sun exalts, Whose breath perfumes you, and whose pencil

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